Trophic Strategy

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Sinea diadema preys on organism such as aphids, caterpillar eggs, leafhoppers, lady bugs, and asparagus beetle eggs and larvae. The sharp beak mouthpart on the head is used to stab into the prey, allowing Sinea diadema to pierce through the prey's outer covering and then to suck out the body fluids.

Animal Foods: eggs; body fluids; insects

Primary Diet: carnivore (Eats eggs, Eats body fluids, Insectivore )


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